Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Sudbury
March 1, 2012
$40,500 over 12 monthsTo promote careers in the arts to francophone youth living in rural communities, create opportunities for dialogue between youth and artists, and to develop an online resource centre for youth interested in an arts career. The program will be delivered in Moonbeam, Chapleau, Rivière des français, Alfred, Plantagenet, Casselman and Hawkesbury.
$67,500 over 12 monthsTo hire staff to enable the organization to raise awareness about its activities and recruit new and past leaders and scouts. Funding will also help develop a leader mentorship program, which will increase volunteerism in the Francophone Scout movement in Northeastern Ontario.
$54,200 over 12 monthsTo repair tennis courts on Lakeview Road to provide a safe facility for tennis players of all ages in the community.
$4,900 over 12 monthsTo replace the furnace, which will enable the Club to maintain its curling programs and promote physical activity in Cochrane and area.
$40,000 over 6 monthsTo purchase new playground equipment for the Providence Bay Beach playground to replace unsafe equipment and provide new opportunities for physical activity and play.
$69,100 over 12 monthsTo install a new condenser for the ice rink at the community arena to provide a consistent ice surface for hockey players and skaters and reduce operating and maintenance costs.
$15,800 over 12 monthsTo replace the existing inefficient and unreliable heating and cooling systems in the curling club to provide a more cost-effective and comfortable venue for curling and other activities in both winter and summer.
$33,600 over 12 monthsTo replace the roof to enable the Club to maintain curling programs for youth, adults and seniors in Espanola and area.
$17,000 over 12 monthsTo perform an organizational review and create a marketing plan, a fundraising strategy and a three-year action plan to maintain fiddling competitions and activities in Greater Sudbury and area.
$84,900 over 20 monthsTo hire a project manager and provide resources to recruit and train volunteers to identify and map the prevalence of invasive terrestrial plants in Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding area. This will help protect natural ecosystems and local forest-based industries.
$112,000 over 36 monthsTo hire staff to enhance the organization's marketing, promotion and fundraising capacity to continue to provide Franco-Ontarian arts and cultural programs in Northeastern Ontario.
$24,600 over 12 monthsTo purchase a snowmobile and signage. The cross country ski trails will be maintained to provide a safer and more affordable opportunity for physical activity in Greater Sudbury.
$14,800 over 12 monthsTo replace the shingles, furnace and carpet and purchase a refrigerator. This will enable the organization to continue to offer programs and services for Francophone seniors and the community at large.
$17,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the aging chiller to maintain curling programs for youth, adults and seniors in Matheson and area.
$18,300 over 12 monthsTo purchase a sound system and bleachers to expand the Canada Day Weekend Festival and other community and tourist attraction events, which will enhance local economic development.
$81,300 over 24 monthsTo hire staff to enhance the organization's capacity to develop strategic and fundraising plans. This will enable it to green its festival and events and to increase support to various other festivals and community events. Cultural and arts activities for people of all ages and abilities will continue to contribute to the economic heath of Greater Sudbury and area.
$12,600 over 12 monthsTo host a symposium for seniors which will increase awareness about elder abuse and neglect in Greater Sudbury and area.
$18,000 over 12 monthsTo replace roof shingles and four windows in the Legion Hall to ensure its continued availability as a safe and comfortable space for community groups to gather.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the windows of the facility. This will increase energy efficiency and reduce costs, ensuring ongoing community use of the hall.
$60,000 over 24 monthsTo secure project coordination and operating support to implement a strategy to develop sustainable funding for recycling in the unincorporated area north of Sault Ste. Marie.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase shelves and French books, CDs and DVDs, which will enhance library services for local people of all ages and abilities.
$71,800 over 12 monthsTo hire staff to enable this collaborative to build strong cross-sectoral partnerships and to establish a social development strategy, which will enhance the well-being of local community members.
$10,300 over 12 monthsTo increase awareness of the organization using an up-to-date website in both official languages with specific sections for youth and seniors. This will assist in creating safer communities in Greater Sudbury and area.
$50,800 over 24 monthsTo enhance the sustainability of this community arts organization by providing funding for a part-time administrator. This person will work to increase the organization's membership, implement a campaign to promote arts and cultural events and activities in the community, and deliver children's arts programs.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment that will enhance local library services. This will enable the library to maintain its resources and protect valuable historical documents.
$35,000 over 12 monthsTo support the costs of expanding the public library in Mindemoya in order to enhance services to seniors and persons with disabilities. An addition will be constructed to provide sufficient space for accessible shelving and wheelchair-accessible aisles.
$14,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase books and DVDs in both official languages, which will help to increase circulation and enhance library services for children, youth and seniors.
$56,300 over 12 monthsTo install new compressors for the ice rink at the arena in Desbarats to provide a consistent ice surface for hockey players and skaters and reduce operating and maintenance costs.
$10,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase shelves, books and DVDs, which will increase the library's collection and circulation. This will enhance library services provided to local Francophone children, youth and adults.
$48,800 over 12 monthsTo hire a project coordinator and provide resources to recruit, train and retain volunteers with specialized skills and abilities to respond to emergencies in the City of Greater Sudbury and area.
$12,800 over 12 monthsTo purchase tools and soil to establish a community garden in this First Nation community near Matheson so that local people may have access to inexpensive and healthy, locally grown vegetables.
October 27, 2011
$25,000 over 12 monthsTo enable the squadron to purchase additional pipes and drums so that all cadets who wish to learn to play an instrument can participate in the band and perform during community events in Sault Ste. Marie and area.
$50,000 over 12 monthsTo hire part-time staff and fund program expenses, which will enable this collaborative to increase participation in its community drug strategy. This will help reduce the harm associated with substance misuse and improve health, safety and well-being in the community.
$75,000 over 12 monthsTo hire a project manager with experience in tourism who will plan and implement a series of commemorative events and activities throughout the area to celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812-14.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the shingles on the clubhouse roof. This will help to preserve the structural integrity of the building and ensure it continues to provide a safe and comfortable meeting place for members and other users of this club which is based in Sault Ste. Marie.
$13,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase electronic equipment that will help integrate technology into adult-literacy programs. These additions will promote new learning and help improve employment skills for Francophone adult learners in Timmins and the surrounding area.
$65,700 over 12 monthsTo replace the rink facility's aging heaters and dehumidifier system. New equipment will improve the safety and comfort of the building so that it can continue to provide curling programs for youth, adults and seniors in Greater Sudbury and the surrounding area.
$12,200 over 12 monthsTo purchase audiovisual equipment that will enhance the organization's ability to solve crimes by enabling it to produce and distribute crime scene re-enactments and public service messages.
$9,900 over 12 monthsTo repair the foundation and replace the weeping tiles of the Francophone seniors pavilion. These improvements will enable the building to continue hosting social and recreational programs for Francophone seniors and other community members in Elliot Lake.
$118,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a project co-ordinator, purchase office supplies and fund program expenses. This will improve sustainability and enable this Francophone-culture collaborative to explore opportunities to share governance, space, resources and program co-ordination strategies in Greater Sudbury.
$79,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a project co-ordinator and renovate this collaborative's facility in order to create a social enterprise that receives and recycles furniture. This intergenerational business will have seniors provide mentorship to youth in Hearst, helping to give them formal entrepreneurial experience, employment skills, abilities and knowledge.
$52,500 over 24 monthsTo hire contract staff and purchase materials for special events and a French-language heritage festival. This will enable the organization to better develop and promote amateur and professional artists, engage more volunteers and youth participants, and further enhance its flagship Kanata 1534 concert-and-theatre production.
$60,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a part-time manager who will enhance services at the Help Centre food bank and thrift store. A comprehensive and realistic sustainability plan will be developed, volunteers recruited and community partnerships and consultations strengthened.
$124,000 over 24 monthsTo hire an Aboriginal program co-ordinator and fund travel and office expenses. The program will focus on increasing the Aboriginal community's participation in the Junior Achievement Program in the Timmins, Sudbury, Manitoulin, North Shore and Algoma areas, and giving youth practical, hands-on knowledge and experience with business, social enterprises, entrepreneurship and leadership.
$147,200 over 24 monthsTo support the operating costs of the Anishnawbek Information Technology Centre, which provides information-technology training to First Nations people to help enhance their employment prospects.
$36,700 over 12 monthsTo purchase new trail brushing-and-grooming equipment. These tools will enhance the quality of the experience for users and reduce the amount of work for volunteers who maintain the trails at this Timmins cross-country-ski club.
$60,000 over 12 monthsTo hire a project co-ordinator and fund the production of printed resource materials and information. This will enable the collaborative to increase its support to individuals who suffer from dementia and their caregivers, and raise public awareness about this disability in Northeastern Ontario.
$43,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase two Hudson T11 rowing/touring boats and safety and storage equipment. These additions will help to enhance rowing programs so that more recreational/touring rowers of all ages and abilities in the community can participate in this healthy activity.
$66,400 over 12 monthsTo purchase new dinghies, which will help to ensure that the sailing school can continue to offer safe, affordable lessons to student sailors, especially youth, in Greater Sudbury.
$36,000 over 12 monthsTo renovate an aging municipal building so it can serve as the only real gathering space for the entire community. Repairs will be made to improve safety, increase energy efficiency, and make the structure more fully accessible for people of all ages and abilities to participate in social and recreational programs.
$100,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a project co-ordinator who will help establish a social planning council that will provide a collaborative and regional approach to social policy development in the Timmins-Highway 11 corridor.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase new equipment for the fitness centre in order to encourage participation in physical activity programs and improve the health of community members.
$21,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the septic system at the Sylvan Valley Hall, which will help to ensure its continued year-round availability as a meeting place for local community groups.
$7,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase a television, DVD player, digitized books and DVDs. These additions will help to increase circulation, enhance library services and provide additional programs for the entire Francophone community, especially youth and seniors.
$12,000 over 12 monthsTo enhance the ability of Volunteer Algoma to recruit volunteers. The organization's website will be upgraded to meet current standards and integrated with the 211 system to ensure it will be automatically updated whenever an agency's information is revised.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase furniture, electronic equipment and French-language books, CDs and DVDs. These new tools and resources will enhance library services for all Francophone users in Kapuskasing and area to enjoy.
June 29, 2011
$9,400 over 12 monthsTo renovate the Leeburn Hall of Memories with new roofing shingles, windows and doors to provide a more comfortable place for community groups to gather.
$92,100 over 24 monthsTo hire an environmental education coordinator to develop and promote education courses for students and the general public in the Sault Ste. Marie area. This initiative will increase the participants' awareness of human impact on the environment and their understanding of natural ecosystems and the need for conservation.
$10,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase new computer hardware and software, which will enhance the organization's ability to plan and organize its annual winter carnival and to develop and print promotional materials.
$69,000 over 12 monthsTo renovate Francophone youth camp facilities. This will enable the organizations to ensure that programs for Francophone youth are maintained and to expand programs for seniors in Moonbeam and area.
$65,000 over 24 monthsTo hire staff for a transitional housing program for homeless individuals with mental health issues.They will receive help to find long-term housing, prepare for employment and develop a strong support network in Greater Sudbury.
$14,400 over 12 monthsTo purchase resource and marketing materials, which will increase the capacity of the collaborative to promote Francophone genealogy programs and services in the district of Cochrane.
$6,900 over 12 monthsTo purchase mats, which will enable this collaborative to offer self-defense courses to and increase services for Francophone women who have experienced or are experiencing violence in Timmins.
$94,500 over 12 monthsTo renovate Cinefest's new Space for Arts Presentation and Commerce, a fully-equipped, multifunctional venue that will address the challenges of arts and culture groups and events. This will provide new platforms for the promotion of artistic talent in Greater Sudbury and area.
$70,000 over 12 monthsTo renovate the Francophone youth camp facilities to ensure access for people of all ages and abilities. Improvements will enable the collaborative to maintain Francophone cultural programs and activities for youth in Greater Sudbury and surrounding area.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase modular staging, which will increase Francophone community arts and culture activities in Hearst.
$11,500 over 12 monthsTo enhance safety for employees, volunteers and patrons at the hall. Improvements include moving the office out of the furnace room and installing a fire alarm with pull stations at the exits.
$75,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the furnace, which is more than 30 years old and is unreliable. The new energy efficient furnace will provide a steady source of heat for users tof he Centre and will reduce heating costs.
$20,000 over 12 monthsTo support the effective delivery of an unmounted wellness and learning program using miniature horses in Sault Ste. Marie. Funding will enable the organization to purchase additional equipment, train volunteers and undertake promotional activities to increase awareness of its services.
$69,700 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment, which will increase agriculture-based programs and events and ensure the continued growth of this very successful community fair.
$35,100 over 12 monthsTo complete renovations to the club's outdoor shooting ranges near Wawa to ensure compliance with the Firearms Act of Canada. Funding will be used to increase the height of berms and backstops to provide a safer environment for shooters and people or property in the area.
$30,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the boilers to provide a reliable heating system at the Foundation and ensure its continued operation as a centre for the revitalization and growth of Anishnaabe language and culture in M'Chigeeng.
$81,000 over 36 monthsTo support the establishment of a three-year pilot Rural Agricultural Innovation Network (RAIN) in Algoma District. The project will demonstrate the effectiveness of a collaborative approach to support the development of the agricultural sector.
$40,700 over 12 monthsTo replace existing lights and additional displays, which will result in energy efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of the very successful Festival of Lights in Greater Sudbury.
$38,000 over 12 monthsTo hire a land protection coordinator to develop trails and lead guided hikes in the Desbarats area. This will provide opportunities for local residents and visitors to learn about the uniqueness of the local natural environment.
$50,000 over 24 monthsTo provide support for children with learning disabilities and their parents in Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma. Funding will be used to broaden access to resource materials and deliver workshops on learning disabilities for children, parents and educators.
$30,300 over 12 monthsTo purchase new radio and computer equipment to enhance the ability of the organization to conduct missions by improving communication between volunteer search teams and the search command centre.
$35,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase new wrestling equipment including mats, scoreboards and scales so the Club can expand its program to new sites allowing more children and youth to participate in the sport of wrestling.
$28,600 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment that will increase the capacity of the TOP50 collaborative to host events and increase the participation of youth in the sport of angling in northeastern Ontario.
$26,000 over 12 monthsTo renovate and purchase equipment to enhance the Old Mill Heritage Centre and improve its ability to preserve and display the history of Billings Township.
$8,600 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment to ensure the 9-kilometer trail is safe and maintained, enabling the Club to meet provincial and international standards.
$10,300 over 6 monthsTo revitalize a 30-kilometer canoe route on the Tatachikapika River near Timmins and promote its assets for tourism, healthy exercise and cultural heritage.